The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

January 15, 2013

Detroit man arrested in Fayette County on felony drug charges

A Michigan man has been arrested on drug charges stemming from a drug task force investigation, according to Fayette County Sheriff’s Department.

Michael C. Traver, 26, of Detroit, was arrested Sunday on felony charges of delivering a controlled substance, possession with the intent to deliver a controlled substance and conspiracy to commit a felony.

He was arraigned through Fayette County Magistrate Court and remanded to Southern Regional Jail on $100,000 bond.

Members of the Central West Virginia Drug Task Force obtained a search warrant for a residence on Gatewood Road near Oak Hill.

At approximately 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Fayette County deputies and CWVDTF officers executed the search warrant and secured all subjects who were at the residence.

A quantity of heroin was located, as well as a large sum of cash.

This incident remains under investigation by the CWVDTF.

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